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The President of the United El Presidente de los Estados States of America, Herschel V. Unidos de Norte América al Johnson, Chargé d'Affaires ad in- Señor Herschel V. Johnson, Chargé terim of the United States of d'Affaires ad-interim de los EsAmerica in Mexico; and

tados Unidos de Norte América

en México; y The President of the United El Presidente de los Estados Mexican States, Señor Genaro Unidos Mexicanos al Señor GeEstrada, Under Secretary of State naro Estrada, Sub-secretario de in charge of Foreign Affairs; Relaciones Exteriores, Encar

gado el Despacho; Who, after having communi- Quienes, después de haberse cated to each other their respec- comunicado mutuamente tive full powers found in good and Plenos Poderes respectivos, hadue form, have agreed upon the llándolos en buena y debida following Articles:

forma, han convenido en los siguientes Artículos;

sus

ARTICLE I

ARTÍCULO I

The High Contracting Parties Las Altas Partes Contratantes agree that the term assigned by convienen en que el plazo desigArticle VI of the convention of nado por el Artículo VI de la September 8, 1923, as extended by convención del 8 de septiembre Article I of the convention con- de 1923, según quedó extendido cluded between the two Govern- por el Artículo I de la convención ments on August 16, 1927, for concluída entre los dos Gobiernos the hearing, examination and el 16 de agosto de 1927, para la decision of claims for loss or audiencia, examen y decisión de damage accruing prior to Sep- reclamaciones por pérdida o daños tember 8, 1923, shall be and the acaecidos antes del 8 de septiemsame hereby is further extended bre de 1923, se prorrogue, y for a time not exceeding two years por la presente nuevamente se from August 30, 1929, the day prorroga, durante un plazo que no when, pursuant to the provisions exceda de dos años, contados desde of the said Article I of the con- el 30 de agosto de 1929, día en vention concluded between the que, según las disposiciones de two Governments on August 16, dicho Artículo I de la convención 1927, the functions of the said concluída entre los dos Gobiernos Commission would terminate in el 16 de agosto de 1927, terminarespect of such claims; and that rían las funciones de tal Comisión, during such extended term the por lo que toca a esas reclamaCommission shall also be bound ciones; y que durante el término to hear, examine and decide all de esta prórroga, la Comisión claims for loss or damage accruing continuará obligada a oír, examibetween September 8, 1923, and nar y decidir cualesquiera reclaAugust 30, 1927, inclusive, and maciones por pérdida o daños filed with the Commission not acaecidos entre el 8 de septiembre later than August 30, 1927.

de 1923 y el 30 de agosto de 1927, inclusive, siempre que hayan sido presentadas a la Comisión en fecha no posterior al 30 de agosto de 1927

It is agreed that nothing con- Se conviene, además, en que tained in this Article shall in any nada de lo contenido en este Artiwise alter or extend the time origi- culo altera o prorroga en modo nally fixed in the said convention alguno, el plazo fijado originariaof September 8, 1923, for the pres- mente en dicha Convención del 8 entation of claims to the Com- de septiembre de 1923 para la premission, or confer upon the Com- sentación de reclamaciones a la mission any jurisdiction over any Comisión, ni confiere a ésta jurisclaim for loss or damage accruing dicción alguna sobre reclamasubsequent to August 30, 1927. ciones por pérdida o daños ocurri

dos con posterioridad al 30 de agosto de 1927.

ARTICLE II

ARTÍCULO II

The Present Convention shall Esta Convención se ratificará be ratified and the ratifications en cuanto sea posible, canjeándose shall be exchanged in the City of las ratificaciones en la ciudad de Mexico as soon as possible.

México. In witness whereof the above En testimonio de lo cual, los mentioned Plenipotentiaries have supradichos Plenipotenciarios la signed the same and affixed their han firmado, fijando en ella sus respective seals.

sellos respectivos. Done in duplicate in the City of Hecha por duplicado, en inglés Mexico in the English and Span- y en castellano, en la ciudad de ish languages, this second day of México el día dos de septiembre September in the year one thou- del año de mil novecientos veintisand nine hundred and twenty

nueve. nine. HERSCHEL V. JOHNSON

(SEAL] G. ESTRADA

(SEAL]

AND WHEREAS, the said Convention has been duly ratified on both parts and the ratifications of the two Governments were exchanged in the city of Mexico on the tenth day of October, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-nine;

Now, THEREFORE, be it known that I, Herbert Hoover, President of the United States of America, have caused the said Convention to be made public to the end that the same and every article and clause thereof may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington this sixteenth day of October in

the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and (SEAL) twenty-nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-fourth.

HERBERT HOOVER By the President: HENRY L. STIMSON

Secretary of State

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SIGNED AT WASHINGTON, AUGUST 17, 1929
RATIFIED BY THE PRESIDENT, SEPTEMBER 25, 1929, IN PURSUANCE

OF SENATE RESOLUTION OF MAY 25. 1929
RATIFIED BY MEXICO, OCTOBER 4, 1929
RATIFICATIONS EXCHANGED AT WASHINGTON, OCTOBER 29, 1929
PROCLAIMED, OCTOBER 31, 1929

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